Dog friendly Hotels Northumberland
Filled with beautiful scenery, unspoilt beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and a scattering of charming market towns, Northumberland is a simply fantastic destination for an adventurous getaway with your pooch. With 1200 miles of walking routes and 80 miles of beaches, there's plenty for you and your curious canine to explore.
- Consett, EnglandAll on one level, with panoramic views over the countryside, guests will find Jasmine Cottage warm and welcoming. The open plan living, kitchen and dining area with dining table and 4 chairs, is light and spacious, and has windows looking out over the horses in the field opposite. Customers are welcome to bring their own dog to stay. It should be noted that the owners have their own pets on site (very friendly); a lovely golden retriever, two cats, and 4 horses and 4 sheep.
Situated in the owner’s grounds, yet quietly nestled away, this semi-detached bungalow is 4 miles from the popular village of Lanchester, 3 miles from Consett for supermarkets and pubs and just 11 miles away from the city of Durham. The perfect spot for a quiet break, the village of Lanchester offers a super selection of places to eat, including three local pubs, an Italian restaurant and fish and chip shop. The very well regarded Knitsley Farm Shop is also only a little over 2 miles away and has a fabulous selection of local food and drink, and is definitely worth the trip.
Ideal for guests who enjoy walking and cycling. There are numerous established public footpaths, walks and cycle paths close by, and the nearest cycle path is the C2C. The beautiful hills and valleys of Teesdale and Weardale are both between 20 and 30 minutes’ drive away, and walkers will find themselves surrounded by some of the most scenic countryside that County Durham has to offer. Hadrian’s Wall can be reached within an hour’s drive too and offers a more historic trail for walkers to take. The Derwent Valley Railway Path leads east towards the outskirts of Durham and is very popular with cyclists, whilst the Waskerley Way leads west and on into the vast open spaces of Weardale.
Jasmine Cottage has a sheltered area with a bar to lock bikes onto, so cycling enthusiasts will be able to bring their bikes and explore to their hearts content. The perfect base for guests wanting to enjoy a spot of history and culture, the cathedral city of Durham offers plenty of attractions to enjoy at all times of year. Also ideal for parents wanting to visit children, family members or friends who are studying at Durham University. Guests will be able to visit Beamish Living Museum, Gateshead and the Metro Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne the popular market town of Corbridge with its riverside walks and Hexham and its abbey. The beautiful Northumberland coast and castles, historic houses are within reach. Perfect for guests wanting to enjoy the Kynren Spectacular that takes place from July-September each year in Bishop Aukland.£72From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Warkworth, EnglandSet in Amble’s town centre, ROK House is set back off the road only a few hundred yards from the local amenities and only a short walk to the harbour in this small friendly fishing town. Built in 1935, refurbished in 2018, this terraced home offers the perfect base for families looking to explore Northumberland. The living room has a 49" Smart TV with Freeview and is a great area to relax in. ROK House also has a large open plan living, dining and kitchen area to enjoy those family meals or lazy mornings at the large breakfast bar. The open plan living space even has large bi-fold doors opening onto the rear sitting-out area bringing the outside in. ROK House is a super base to relax in after a day exploring the surrounding area.
Amble has a friendly port with a working harbour, marina and small beach, and you can also find some small pod style shops, popular on a Sunday when the busy market takes place. Around the harbour are some small fish restaurants as well as two fish and chip shops and an Italian style ice cream shop with a fantastic range of ice cream. Boat trips are available here to Coquet Island to see the RSPB bird sanctuary. The historic village of Warkworth is only 2 miles away and makes a lovely walk along the river admiring the view of Warkworth Castle which often holds events through the year. There are pubs, bespoke shops and further opportunities to explore all with free parking, it is a popular place to visit. A few minutes drive from here is the town of Alnwick with its cobbled streets and famous castle which has featured in Harry Potter and Downton Abbey. Alnwick Gardens, with its spectacular grand cascade waterfall and the worlds largest treehouse restaurant should not be missed. Amble is on the edge an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, along the Heritage Coast with some of the most unspoilt beaches and picturesque villages in England, with plenty of walking and cycle paths, and fishing can also be found nearby. Amble is a great location for exploring the whole of this unspoilt county with all the amenities you need on your doorstep. The train station in Alnmouth is only 5 miles away, where you can hop on a train to Newcastle, Edinburgh, Durham or York should you wish to make the most of the area and see some of the lovely architecture and shops in these vibrant cities Beach ½ mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.£85From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hexham, EnglandNestled away in Northumberland along a country lane and with views across open fields, Vindomora Country Lodges are an ideal place to enjoy a super holiday. There are nine lodges (refs UK10383, UK10384, UK10385, UK10386, UK10388, UKC4416, UK33743, UK36147 and UK12633) which are all on one level and finished to a high standard. Each lodge boasts a super, open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The living area is spacious and comfortable with a wood burner and views out across the fields. The furnishings are of an excellent standard and the kitchens are fully fitted with all appliances including gas hob, electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The family bathrooms all boast a great shower, heated towel rail and ample storage space for toiletries. Coria Lodge (ref UKC4416) has been adapted to accomodate wheelchair users, with disabled parking, extra wide ramp access, widened doorways, raised electrical sockets and hoist facilities. The low level entry bathroom has a large shower with bi-folding doors allowing wheelchair access, a grab rail and raised toilet. Each detached lodge also offers a private, 6-seater hot tub (Coria Lodge, ref UKC4416, has a hoist rail system installed) and garden area with garden furniture for sitting out and enjoying the location. These properties are for families and couple bookings only, bookings for party purposes such as stag or hen parties are not accepted.
Perfectly situated near to the banks of the River Derwent with a boat house and fishing permits available for a small fee, guests who enjoy river fishing will be spoilt for choice. Also just a few hundred yards from the Derwent Walkway as well as a variety of established public footpaths, walks and cycling routes, there is no better base for enjoying and exploring the local area. Then leading further out into County Durham, Northumberland, the Northumberland National Park and the stunning North Pennines. Only half a mile from the village of Ebchester, there are plenty of amenities and facilities right on the doorstep. A local village pub, excellent restaurants and a village shop are at the heart of this thriving community and within easy walking distance from the lodges. Golf lovers will be able to book a place on the famous Slaley Hall course just 15 miles away or the closer course at Consett which is just 3 miles away. The cathedral city of Durham, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is only 15 miles away and well worth a visit.
Officially located in Northumberland yet also on the border of County Durham, there are plenty of places to visit and explore within an easy radius. Steeped in history, the county of Northumberland is home to the historic Hadrian’s Wall which spans 73 miles from coast to coast and is now recognised as a World Heritage Site. The market town of Hexham is a 15 mile drive away and offers plenty of facilities and amenities including a leisure centre, bowling alley, supermarkets, shops and a farmers market, as well as the historic attractions including Hexham Abbey and Hexham Old Gaol. The pretty town of Corbridge lies just 10 miles away and boasts a cobbled street centre surrounded by quaint tea shops, cafés and boutiques. Beach 24 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.
The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 46 guests.£108From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Warkworth, EnglandA contemporary and stylish three bedroomed property, Bede’s Rest lies in the heart of the small vibrant town of Amble in Northumberland. Bede’s Rest is within walking distance to the beach, and yards from all of Amble’s popular attractions and amenities.
Park up in your designated gated car park before heading inside this beautiful dwelling and being welcomed into the light and airy hallway. You will find a sleek fitted kitchen to the back of the property where delicious meals can be whipped up using the excellent appliances. Dine in the pretty dining room, whether a romantic meal for two or a gathering with friends, and afterwards on a summer evening, take some drinks out into your enclosed courtyard where outdoor seating and a fire pit awaits; perfect for al fresco dining. Gather in the lounge after a fun filled day and enjoy the relaxed ambience with stylish décor and comfortable seating, perfect for watching a film or playing games with the family. Retire to one of the three lovely bedrooms to prepare for another action-packed day. Freshen up in one of the two excellent bathrooms where you can enjoy a soak in the tub or a refreshing shower, whatever you prefer.
Amble is known as ‘the friendliest port’ and the locals embrace this. The harbour is home to a busy Sunday market popular with locals and visitors, and here you can also peruse the cute pod-style shopping outlets. The harbour area has two great fish and chip shops, and a couple of more upmarket restaurants specialising in fresh fish. Boat trips to Coquet Island can also be taken here. From the harbour, the views towards Warkworth Castle are lovely on a clear day and you can walk to Warkworth from Amble along past the marina and river. Nearby Warkworth is a pretty, picture postcard village dominated by its castle which sits at the top of the village. The local pubs and cafés are all well worth a visit too.
Amble is close to the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretching along the beautiful coastline to Berwick-upon-Tweed, with miles of golden beaches and castles. Be sure to visit Holy Island during your stay. The historic town of Alnwick is only 10 miles away, where you can visit the Duke of Northumberland’s home at Alnwick Castle, more famed for featuring in the Harry Potter films as well as a Downton Abbey Christmas edition.
Northumberland is also home to a magnificent Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park. Travel west to Hadrian’s Wall towards Corbridge, easily reachable from Amble. Golf can also be found nearby. Beach 250 yards. Shop 700 yards, pub and restaurant 175 yards.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bellingham, EnglandThe Studio at Westfield is a perfect retreat for couples or a small family, ideally located in the centre of Bellingham and within easy walking distance of the pubs, cafés, and shops.
This contemporary studio takes its inspiration from the Scandanavian style; its high beamed ceilings and design features give it a lovely light and airy feel. French doors lead outside to a enclosed lawned garden with patio that catches the sun, making it perfect for sitting out and relaxing.
Set on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, the largest Dark Sky Park in Europe, the location is ideal for visiting this unspoilt area of the beautiful county of Northumberland. Kielder Forest and park welcomes water enthusiasts and adventure seekers, whether cycling, walking, or just enjoying the breath taking scenery, you can stop off at one of the visitor centres along the water’s edge.
The Scottish Carter Bar is only 18 miles away making the Scottish Borders easily accessible should you decide to visit Scotland while you are here. Otterburn is only 9 miles away, with an mill shop with plenty of outdoor bargain wear. A trip over to the heritage coast Area of Natural Beauty makes for a lovely day out, also steeped in history with plenty of castles and miles of sandy beaches. Northumberland is a diverse county voted the ’best county to holiday’ in the 2018 Visit Britain Tourism Awards.
Beach 30 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant is 530 yards.£71From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Alnwick, EnglandPotters Pad is a beautifully presented apartment situated within the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick, packed with charming cobbled streets and historic buildings. Formerly a working malthouse, this unique building is steeped in history and has been converted into a collection of luxury apartments, which simply ooze charm and character.
Potters Pad is situated on the first floor which can be accessed via stairs or a fully operational lift if preferred. The living space is open plan and tastefully furnished throughout. There are two bedrooms making this quality property a suitable choice for couples, families or friends. Set all on one level, you enter the property into the hallway leading you straight through into the modern kitchen/dining/living room which includes everything needed to cook up meals for the whole family. From the living area you will have access to patio doors leading to the garden, perfect for al fresco dining on those gorgeous summer evenings. Across the hall you will find two double bedrooms and the bathroom. This stylish master bedroom occupies a kingsize bed with free standing wardrobes and a TV for those more relaxed nights in, a second bedroom occupies two single beds.
When you’re ready to begin exploring this historic town, begin with a trip to the incredible and famous Alnwick Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in the UK and used as Hogwarts when filming scenes for the Harry Potter films so it’s a must-visit for any fans, with Harry Potter related events organised here throughout the year as well as guided tours. The Alnwick Garden is also an exciting visit with its spectacular interpretation of a formal garden, including the Grand Cascade waterfall, poison garden and largest tree house in Europe where guests can dine in the restaurant. Heading 4 miles east is the picture-perfect coastal village of Alnmouth where there is a gorgeous golden sandy beach.
A short drive west brings you to the small town of Rothbury, found nestled at the foot of the Simonside Hills and where the River Coquet ebbs and flows. Potters Pad makes an extremely comfortable base from which to explore the beautiful 20-mile stretch of Northumberland Heritage coastline, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the east, and the wild and lonely expanses of the heather-capped Cheviot Hills to the west. Beach within 5 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant’s a two-minute walk. Discover your own Alnwick adventure from the stylish comforts of Potters Pad!£57From price per night based on 7 night stay